Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art which concluded on June 15, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Hortense Mattice Gordon, Venetian Canal
HORTENSE MATTICE GORDON
Venetian Canal

oil on canvas
signed lower left
28 x 16 ins ( 71.1 x 40.6 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$9,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Dorothy Elsie Knowles, Wheat Fields
DOROTHY ELSIE KNOWLES
Wheat Fields

oil on canvas
signed, titled, dated 1984 and inscribed “OC-20-84” on the reverse
47.5 x 47.25 ins ( 120.7 x 120 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $9,600.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Sorel Etrog, Study for The Couple
SOREL ETROG
Study for The Couple

bronze
13.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 ins ( 34.3 x 8.9 x 6.4 cms ) ( overall, including base )

Auction Estimate: $10,000.00$8,000.00 - $10,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Frank Hans Johnston, Fall Reflections
FRANK HANS JOHNSTON
Fall Reflections

tempera
signed lower left
14 x 14.5 ins ( 35.6 x 36.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $18,000.00$14,000.00 - $18,000.00
Price Realized $9,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Marcella Maltais, Ciel brisé
MARCELLA MALTAIS
Ciel brisé

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1958 lower right; signed, titled and dated 1958 on the reverse; titled on the stretcher
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $15,000.00$10,000.00 - $15,000.00
Price Realized $8,400.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Ronald York Wilson, October
RONALD YORK WILSON
October

oil on canvas
signed lower centre edge; titled on the stretcher
50 x 46 ins ( 127 x 116.8 cms )

Auction Estimate: $12,000.00$10,000.00 - $12,000.00
Price Realized $8,000.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Frederick Arthur Verner, Three Bison
FREDERICK ARTHUR VERNER
Three Bison

watercolour
signed and dated 1899 lower right
10 x 13.5 ins ( 25.4 x 34.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $5,760.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Manly Edward MacDonald, Unionville Church, Winter
MANLY EDWARD MACDONALD
Unionville Church, Winter

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1944 lower right
20 x 26 ins ( 50.8 x 66 cms )

Auction Estimate: $3,000.00$2,000.00 - $3,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Homer Ransford Watson, The Cottage by the Pond
HOMER RANSFORD WATSON
The Cottage by the Pond

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1889 lower left; signed and titled on a label on the reverse
14 x 18 ins ( 35.6 x 45.7 cms )

Auction Estimate: $4,000.00$3,000.00 - $4,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Leonard Shadbolt, Winter Barns
JACK LEONARD SHADBOLT
Winter Barns

watercolour and gouache
signed and dated 1936 lower left
22.5 x 30 ins ( 57.2 x 76.2 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $5,520.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Jack Hamilton Bush, Friday Morning
JACK HAMILTON BUSH
Friday Morning

colour serigraph
signed, dated 1968 and numbered 8/150 in the lower margin
20 x 24.5 ins ( 50.8 x 62.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $6,000.00$4,000.00 - $6,000.00
Price Realized $5,040.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Franklin Carmichael, Landscape
FRANKLIN CARMICHAEL
Landscape

colour linocut
inscribed “P587” with the artist estate stamp on the reverse
6 x 7.5 ins ( 15.2 x 19.1 cms )

Auction Estimate: $7,000.00$5,000.00 - $7,000.00
Price Realized $4,800.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Kim Dorland, Untitled (Silver Lori)
KIM DORLAND
Untitled (Silver Lori)

oil on board
signed and dated 2008 on the reverse; titled to a gallery label on the reverse
12.5 x 9.25 x 2.5 ins ( 31.8 x 23.5 x 6.4 cms )

Auction Estimate: $8,000.00$6,000.00 - $8,000.00
Price Realized $4,500.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Artwork by Christian Marcel Barbeau, Abstract, 1976
CHRISTIAN MARCEL BARBEAU
Abstract, 1976

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1976 lower left; signed and dated on the reverse
18 x 22 ins ( 45.7 x 55.9 cms )

Auction Estimate: $5,000.00$3,000.00 - $5,000.00
Price Realized $3,120.00
Sale date: June 15th 2022

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
From the Estate of Robert Markle (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Inuit and First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Post War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Auction to Benefit the Art Gallery of Alberta (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2021
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October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 26, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Art of Quebec: La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 28, 2021
 
Prints of Sampson Matthews (& Related Work) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 17, 2021
 
People & Places (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 20, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 24, 2021
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 9, 2021
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Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 1, 2021
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 27, 2021
 
Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Indigenous & Inuit Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 30, 2021
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
From the Archives of Sampson-Matthews Ltd. (& Related Material) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 23, 2021
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 2, 2021
 
Artwork from a Canadian Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 15, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: December 3, 2020
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Canadian & International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 17, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 27, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 29, 2020
 
Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art
Sale Closed: September 24, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 11, 2020
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 14, 2020
 
Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 23, 2020
 
Canadian & International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 2, 2020
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 12, 2020
 
Canadian and International Artwork (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 14, 2020
 
Works on Paper, Prints & Books (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 18, 2020
 
From the Collection of Paul Duval (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 28, 2020
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 19, 2019
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2019
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 20, 2018
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2018
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 23, 2017
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 25, 2017
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 22, 2016
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 31, 2016
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 25, 2015
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 28, 2015
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 28, 2014
 
Spring Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: May 29, 2014
 
Fall Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: November 29, 2013
 

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